After 6am, Kids

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Scotland's National Airshow

Over two hours of high-octane aerial displays ranging from historic warbirds to contemporary military jets. There are also family activities and displays to enjoy.

National Museum of Flight, North Berwick

Sat 26 Jul

£17–£20; under 5s free (£15.50–£18; Children £8.50–£10; Family £42.50–£50) / 0300 123 6789

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Meet the Gruffalo

Follow the Gruffalo's tracks into the deep dark wood … where there are activities and fun for kids!

National Trust: Wallington House And Grounds, Morpeth

Sun 24 Aug

Free, plus admission £11, child £5.50, family £27.50 / 01670 773600

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Mon 25 Aug

Free, plus admission £11, child £5.50, family £27.50 / 01670 773600

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Waterstones, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Jul

Free / 0131 554 7732

  • 11:00 – 15:00

Waterstones West End, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 0131 226 2666

  • 10:00 – 14:30

Summer at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

There's a whole summer of family-friendly activities at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Jul

Included in admission / 0131 524 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Sun 27 Jul

Included in admission / 0131 524 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Mon 28 Jul

Included in admission / 0131 524 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30
…and 34 more dates until 31 Aug

Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaurs aren't extinct! They're just hiding out on the other side of the world. Erth's Dinosaur Zoo brings its Jurassic creations to Scotland with an opportunity for children to get right up close.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Tue 18 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Wed 19 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

  • 10:30
  • 16:30

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Wed 12 Nov

£13–£15.50 / 01792 475715

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Thu 13 Nov

£13–£15.50 / 01792 475715

  • 10:30
  • 16:30

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Fri 21 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 13:30

Sat 22 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 10:00
  • 12:00

Sun 23 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 11:00
  • 13:00

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Boxsmall and Airpuddle

Taste, discover, bounce! A revolutionary, interactive play experience for children has bounced into Edinburgh! This magical giant airshell is a main feature at BOXSMALL, an innovative architecturally designed family market and street food destination at Festival Square this summer. The market aims to showcase the very…

Festival Square, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Jul

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 29 Jul

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 30 Jul

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 32 more dates until 31 Aug back to top

Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure

A deep sea adventure with Captain Barnacles, Kwazii and Peso, in this brand new live stage show.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 4 Feb 2015

£13.50–£15.50 (Children £11.50–£13.50; £54) / 01892 530613

  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Thu 5 Feb 2015

£13.50–£15.50 (Children £11.50–£13.50; £54) / 01892 530613

  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£14.50–£16.50 (Children £12.50–£14.50 under 16s; £58) / 020 8561 8371

  • 10:00
  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Sun 25 Jan 2015

£14.50–£16.50 (Children £12.50–£14.50 under 16s; £58) / 020 8561 8371

  • 10:00
  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Bristol Hippodrome

Sat 25 Apr 2015

£16.50 / 0844 847 2325

Sun 26 Apr 2015

£16.50 / 0844 847 2325

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…and at 16 other places

Pollok Family Day and Highland Cattle Show

A chance for the whole family to enjoy entertainment and activities to get closer to nature.

Pollok Country Park, Glasgow

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 0141 276 0924

Part of Homecoming Scotland 2014 & Glasgow City of Science.

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Sleepover Under the Stars

A sleepover for kids aged 7–11 and their accompanying adults, inspired by William Hole's Ceiling of Stars in the Gallery's Great Hall. There are hands-on art activities and a gallery adventure, followed by storytelling before bed. Ticket price includes a midnight snack and a hot breakfast in the morning.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Jul

£35 / 0131 624 6200

This session is spy-themed, with clues to track down and codes to break.

  • 18:45 – 08:30

The Big Bite-Size Plays Factory Goes Down the Toilet

White Room Theatre We can't promise you won't get wet! Super silliness, ridiculously funny, become a sustainability secret agent and help save the planet! 2013 Latest Award winners Best Theatre Performance return with their five-star team and more award-winning plays for younger people. Find out first-hand about…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

The Cellar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

The Cellar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Cellar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

The Cat in the Hat

Cat In The Hat UK Ltd From the moment his tall, red and white striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and craziest of ideas, he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Pleasance One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Pleasance One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Pleasance One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

Edinburgh's Playday

Fun, family-friendly community event helping parents and kids to learn the benefits of playing together. There's a giant sand pit, a mud kitchen, yarn bombing, parachute games, special games for babies and much more for the whole family to enjoy. All children should be accompanied.

Grassmarket, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Free / 0131 529 2103

  • 12:30 – 16:00

The Generator

An art lab for kids aged 4+. Feel free to explore and imagine the art of the future.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Jul

Clore Education Centre

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Sun 27 Jul

Clore Education Centre

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Mon 28 Jul

Clore Education Centre

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:30
…and 20 more dates until 17 Aug

Jack and Jill Market

An opportunity for mums and dads to buy and sell nearly-new baby and kids' (ages 0–9) items of good quality. Book a stall to sell or turn up on the day to grab a bargain.

Bellahouston Leisure Centre, Glasgow

Sat 16 Aug

£1.50 (Children free) / 07817 741377

  • 10:30 – 13:00

Bells Sports Centre, Perth

Sat 16 Aug

£1.50 / 07817 741377

  • 10:30 – 13:30

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Sun 17 Aug

£1.50 (Children free) / 07817 741377

  • 10:30 – 13:00

Jack and The Beanstalk

Children's show adapted from the much-loved fairy tale.

Theatre Royal, St Helens

Fri 5 Dec

£14 (£13; Children £12; Family £49) / 01744 756000

  • 19:00

Sat 6 Dec

£14 (£13; Children £12; Family £49) / 01744 756000

  • 10:00

£14 (£13; Students £12; Family £49) / 01744 756000

  • 14:00

Sun 7 Dec

£14 (£13; Children £12; Family £49) / 01744 756000

  • 10:00
  • 14:00
…and 27 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

Miss Mandas Vintage and Craft Fair

More than 30 stalls offering upcycled furniture, clothing, artisan crafts, homeware and much more.

Durham Town Hall

Sat 26 Jul

£1 Under 12s free

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Royal Station Hotel, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Sat 30 Aug

£1 Under 12 s free

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sunderland Minster

Sat 11 Oct

£1 Under 12s free

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sat 13 Dec

£1 Under 12s free

  • 10:00 – 16:00
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MODern History 2014

Free daytime event celebrating London's 1960s youth culture and the community of Waterloo's Lower Marsh area.

Lower Marsh, London SE1

Sat 26 Jul

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Parkour Intermediate: Workshop (Ages 10-15)

Join this class to further develop your technique.

Pavilion Dance, Bournemouth

Sat 26 Jul

Seafront Studio

£5 / 01202 203630

  • 13:45 – 15:15

Sat 2 Aug

Seafront Studio

£5 / 01202 203630

  • 13:45 – 15:15

Sat 9 Aug

Seafront Studio

£5 / 01202 203630

  • 13:45 – 15:15
…and 7 more dates until 27 Sep

Sid's Show

Oscar Stardust Ltd Join Sid from CBeebies live on stage in a fantastic, fun-filled adventure that will knock your socks off. Sid is setting out on a heroic quest to find out where in the world his favourite socks and shoes have got to - share in the adventure at the bottom of the sea, deep in the jungle and floating in…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Pleasance Beyond

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Pleasance Beyond

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 25 Aug

50 Things: Create Some Wild Art

Create a piece of art using a variety of natural materials.

National Trust: Cragside, Morpeth

Tue 29 Jul

Free, plus admission £14.35, child £7.15, family £35.75 / 01669 620333

  • 11:00 – 15:00

Tue 5 Aug

Free, plus admission £14.35, child £7.15, family £35.75 / 01669 620333

  • 11:00 – 15:00

Tue 12 Aug

Free, plus admission £14.35, child £7.15, family £35.75 / 01669 620333

  • 11:00 – 15:00
…and 2 more dates until 26 Aug

National Trust: Kedleston Hall, Derby

Sat 26 Jul

£7.60 plus admission £9.23, child £4.59, family £23.04 / 01332 842191

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Jul

£7.60 plus admission £9.23, child £4.59, family £23.04 / 01332 842191

  • 09:00 – 17:00
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The Gruffalo's Birthday

Come and meet the Gruffalo at his 15th birthday party where there's lots of activities for little ones.

Waterstones, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Jul

Free / 0131 554 7732

  • 11:00 – 15:00

Here Come the Uglies!

DK Productions / PBH's Free Fringe With hilarious outfits, original music and a few custard pies thrown in, this two-hander follows the further adventures of Cinderella’s naughty Ugly Sisters as they travel in search of their own princes. The show is a novel take on panto’s tried and tested formula: it’s got big hair…

Café Camino, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0131 523 0102

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0131 523 0102

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 523 0102

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 23 Aug

Junior Gym: Workshop (Ages 14 & 15)

The fitness team supervise exercise on cardiovascular equipment in the mixed gym in a session encouraging children to take a break from the TV and lead a more active lifestyle.

Peepul Centre, Leicester

Sun 27 Jul

Main Gym

£2 / 0116 261 6000

  • 13:00 – 14:00

Sat 2 Aug

Main Gym

£2 / 0116 261 6000

  • 13:00 – 14:00

Sun 3 Aug

Main Gym

£2 / 0116 261 6000

  • 13:00 – 14:00
…and 8 more dates until 31 Aug

Peppa Pig's Big Splash

All singing, all dancing puppet show with wee Peppa Pig and pals as they enjoy the rain and muddy puddles and try to fix the leaking nursery roof.

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 7 Oct

£14.50–£21 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 8 Oct

£14.50–£21 / 0844 847 2325

Buxton Opera House

Sat 13 Sep

£16.50 / 0845 127 2190

Sun 14 Sep

£16.50 / 0845 127 2190

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Wed 3 Sep

£14.50–£16.50 / 08441 717620

Thu 4 Sep

£14.50–£16.50 / 08441 717620

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…and at 11 other places

Phoenix Arts Centre, Hastings

Sat 26 Jul

Phone for prices / 01424 448200

  • 11:15 – 00:15

Sat 2 Aug

Phone for prices / 01424 448200

  • 10:00 – 11:00
  • 11:15 – 00:15

Sat 9 Aug

Phone for prices / 01424 448200

  • 10:00 – 11:00
  • 11:15 – 00:15
…and 3 more dates until 30 Aug back to top